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RSS/Atom Data Source

The RSS/Atom data source is a plugin for Grafana that retrieves RSS/Atom feeds and allows visualizing them using Dynamic Text and other panels.

News feed tutorial for Grafana Dashboard.


  • Grafana 9 and Grafana 10 are required for major version 3.
  • Grafana 8.5 and Grafana 9 are required for major version 2.
  • Grafana 8 is required for major version 1.

Getting Started

RSS/Atom data source can be installed from the Grafana Catalog or utilizing the Grafana command line tool.

For the latter, please use the following command.

grafana-cli plugins install volkovlabs-rss-datasource


  • Supports RSS 2.0, RSS 1.0 and Atom.
  • Works great with Dynamic Text visualization panel.
  • Returns Channel (Feed) data, Items (Entries) or both as separate data frames.
  • Extract and parse as additional fields:
    • Image from Meta.
    • H4 and Image from the Encoded content.
    • Media:Group for YouTube.
  • Filter items/entries based on the selected Time Range.
  • Allows specifying Query parameters with dashboard variables.
RSS Data source allows to visualize RSS/Atom feeds on Grafana dashboard.
RSS Data source allows to visualize RSS/Atom feeds on Grafana dashboard.


Dynamic TextDemonstrates how to display feed using Dynamic Text panel.
ProvisioningDemonstrates how to automatically provision the Data Source.
Release NotesStay up to date with the latest features and updates.


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